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March 14, 2014  5:19 PM

Careers in IT, rogue technology and a contextual computing love affair



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
BYOD, CIO, CIO careers, CIO Jobs, Compliance mgmt., data privacy, mobile technology, mobile workforce, rogue employees

As the workweek winds down, catch up on all of the news, tips, guides and videos you might have missed this week on SearchCIO and SearchCompliance. Is your CIO career in tip-top shape, or do you have a lot to learn about the CIO role? In our latest Essential Guide, we look at

August 20, 2013  6:49 PM

Small business trends: mPOS driven by consumerism



Posted by: Emily McLaughlin
Android, BI, Bring your own device, Business, Business performance management, Business process, business process management, business services management, BYOD, CIO, integration, Internet, iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone business apps, Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, midmarket businesses, Midmarket CIO, Mobile, mobile applications, mobile development, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, smartphone features, smartphones, Strategy for CIOs

Want to know how mobility is influencing small business trends with regard to customer payments? The answer is at your fingertips -- literally. Arriving in email inboxes last week was an announcement from PayPal: "Your mobile card reader is Here." PayPal's new mobile card reader, PayPal Here,...


August 27, 2012  3:57 PM

Facial recognition technology to be used by local law enforcement



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, cyberattacks, data privacy, emerging technologies, emerging technology, Facebook, Google Plus, Google privacy policy, iPad 3, IT, IT culture, Mobile, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, online reputation, smartphones, Web 2.0

Can local law enforcement utilize facial recognition technology against images now visible with the new Facebook privacy settings? That's one question raised by this week's Best of the Web, where we scour the blogosphere for the news that relevant to midmarket CIOs. This week, we've got the scoop...


May 10, 2012  3:46 PM

The most popular mobile OS? Hint: It’s not an Apple product



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Android, Apple, BYOD, Google, Hacking, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile workforce, network security policy, Operating systems, Security, security risk, SMB security

We've scoured the Web looking for the top notes for your executive lunch break. This week, we're digging into mobile and smartphone news, including the most popular mobile device and the risks your BYOD users are facing with the latest Android malware attacks. The majority of U.S. mobile users...


April 27, 2012  2:12 PM

Social media privacy and your Millennial workforce



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, IT workers of the future, Millennials, mobile devices, mobile tools, mobile workforce, social media, social media policies, social media privacy, social networking

We're currently working on more stories for our series on Millennials -- those workers under the age of 30. One of the things that has struck me most is that...


March 19, 2012  11:42 AM

The new iPad release: A win or a wash?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, data privacy, Google, Google Plus, iPad, iPad 3, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile technology, mobile workforce, remote connectivity, Skype, social media, social media tools, social networking, women in IT

Each week, we cover all the best blogs and give an executive summary for busy CIOs. Things were shaking in the world of IT last week, with the breaking news that there's a risk of data privacy on Skype and the very revealing study that women are considered better leaders than men. And let us not...


February 9, 2012  10:52 PM

Are your social media policies turning off your Millennials?



Posted by: Sarah Blanchette
Cisco, IT workers of the future, Millennials, mobile devices, mobile workforce, mobility, social media, social media policies

There's a certain sense of technology entitlement among my Millennial peers. If you don't believe me, walk into any college classroom on any college campus...


January 20, 2012  3:53 PM

Does BlackBerry have the smartphone features to stay relevant?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
BlackBerry, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, RIM, RIM BlackBerry software, Samsung, smartphone features, smartphones

Research in Motion (RIM) must feel like the belle of the ball this week, especially after a year of major foibles, like the big BlackBerry outage. After


October 25, 2011  5:20 PM

Apple’s Siri speaks to iPhone users, but what is the message?



Posted by: Scot Petersen
Apple, CIO Careers and Staffing, iPhone, mobile technology, mobile workforce, mobility, Web 2.0

Full disclosure: I've been an iPhone user since 2008 and I just bought my second iPad. So, I'm not bashing Apple products, and I'm not bashing iPhone users or users of Apple products in general. However, as Bill Murray once said in


August 16, 2011  6:12 PM

How the Google acquisition of Motorola affects your mobile workforce



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, Google, Linux, mobile workforce

It's been a busy week in tech. Google's acquisition of Motorola has everyone wondering how it will affect their mobile workforce. Here's a tasting menu of the choicest bits around the Web, including Google's acquisition of Motorola and how you'll have to pry the smartphones from the cold dead hands...


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